Tablet Shipments Hit Record Levels While Apples Market Share Declines

Global tablet shipments reached a record of 52.5 million units in the fourth quarter of 2012, according to a new report.
Jumping from 29.9 million units in the fourth quarter of 2011, the tablet market grew a staggering 75.3% year over year. It also increased 74.3% from 30.1 million units in the previous quarter, the International Data Corporation wrote.
"Lower average selling prices, a wide range of new product offerings and increased holiday spending all acted as catalysts to push the already climbing tablet market to record levels."
Although Apple's iPad was the best-selling tablet, the Cupertino, Calif., company saw its market share dip for a second quarter in a row, due to… Continue reading...
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